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that educators will continue the science experience. john. >> reporter: they locked the doors a few minutes ago here at the palace of fine arts. thousands turned out to say thank you and see you later. people came from all over the country and around the bay. the wongs from san jose are regulars. >> so i son loved this place. it's a lot of things for him to play hands on. he got to learn a lot of things. >> reporter: inside, eight-year- old james went right to his favorite. >> these are circles, where you can spin them. they just go around the table. >> reporter: the exploratorium closes here tomorrow. >> try it one more time. >> reporter: it's pioneered interactive science 43 years ago, the idea even more crucial today. >> it was actually boring in school, but when you come here, you get to do it, and it's like, oh, you know this is fun so when you grow up, you remember it. >> reporter: the exploratorium has offered hands-on science experiments to millions of young people and also trained 6400 teachers to be science teachers. >> we decided to come and explore the exploratorium while it was sti
idea he used to carry an exhibit around to show people what he meant by a science museum exhibit. >> thejl publicity. these pictures are from a film. c, frank made this one to show how one pendulum will send another into motion. it's part of a must seem mistry. after frank built it he noticed someone made feet to put on:jo the bo<$tf+ so we don't know who did that. >> over the next four decades it grew up. along with generations of families. many people now on staff came here as children. >> i have many memories coming here as a kid. we come here, i demand more time and demand to come back. >> it now has a thousand exhibits in the collection z it's an international leader in who is known as informal education. the staff estimates 08% of the world science centers have exhibits here. they run a hugely successful program training science teachers. the museum has done so well, it's outgrown it's birth i place. so it's movering here to pier 15. the massive building renovations is just about finished then taking three and a half months to move in old exhibits. all ready for a grand op
exploratorium while still at the palace of fine arts one more day to do it. hantdz on science museum reopen at new home in april. so admission at the old building is free for now. dan looks back at the report. >> palless of fine arts originally built for the 1915 panama pacific exposition. it was made to lack like an ancient ruin with huge display hall alongside it. half century later that hall would be reborn as revolutionary new museum. >> tornado t.you help mick a tornado. >>reporter: man with the idea was frank oppenheimer. >> whole point of the exploratorium is to make it possible for people to feel they can understand the world around them. i think a lot of people have given up with that understanding. >> frank was a brilliant physicist and educator. he died in 1985 but legacy is intensely alive both in the museum itself and in documentaries including one by filmmaker john els. frank pioneer of the hand on museum. instead of don't touch the exhibit, touching them was essential. at first it was a hard sell. >> really new idea. used to carry an exhibit around in the truching o
is temporarily closing its doors. tomorrow is the last day for the science museum at its location at the palace of feign arts. it will be moving now to a much larger spies at pier 15 in mid- april. until then educators will tweet where they will hold pop-up science exhibits. visitors say the exploratorium makes learning science fun. >> it was actually boring in school, but when you come here, you get to do it and it's like this is fun. so when you grow up, you remember it. >> tomorrow admission will be free for everyone who wants to visit the exploratorium one last time at its original location. >>> the road that leads to lamenteur beach is closed. police say a cull voter failed. as you can see, a large section of the road buckled. officials say all of the park's facilities or trails are opened, but the beach and the hospital tell -- hostel will not be available. >>> a group of people celebrated new year's day with a swim. they almost made it look like summer for just a moment, but their polar bear plunge turned into a quick exodus from the frigid pacific ocean. the man who organized the plunge
. >> we have science new. a comet headed our way by the end of the new year would be brighter than full moon. scientists say the comet is scheduled to fly within a million miles of the sun on november 28th. heat could vaporize ice and if it survive that's could produce a spectacular tail visible in the night sky. but again that, is november. we have a ways to wait for that. >> we have spectacular skies right now. >> we do. clifz right now. here is a live view of the post sunset skri looking at western sky now. this is our east bay camera in emeryville. beautiful clear skies right now. you can see just a little bit of a post sunset glow there. enough clouds off in the western skies to add nice color to the sun sex it's been a beautiful new year's day around the bay area, skies clear at this hour. we look at live doppler 7 you can see know clouds showing up on screens here, no green indicating any sort of precipitation around the area so. it's dry but getting chilly right now. temperatures down to 46 degrees in napa. 47 in fairfield and antioch. 45 in livermore, 47 in los gatos. 49 redwoo
science correspondent robert bazell is at columbia university hospital. >> reporter: good morning, andrea. she has a blood clot just below her ear on a blood vessel that drains blood from the brain but critically, it's not in the brain itself, which makes a difference in the prognosis. it's still a dangerous situation. you can see where the red dot there is on the diagram. it's being dissolved with blood thinners and over a period of days and all indications are that she will make a complete recovery. this is a dangerous situation, but she's going to be fine. andrea? >> good news. happy new year to you as well. thank you, robert. >>> now to the weather. scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely today throughout the southeast and gulf coast. some areas may receive over an inch of rain. isolated snow showers through the ohio valley and into the virginias with one to three inches of snow. snow. and heavier amounts over higher elevations. much of the country remains quite chilly with temperatures below average and partly cloudy conditions through the western united states. that's a look
's chief science correspondent robert bazell who was at the hospital. good morning, robert. >> reporter: good morning, andr andrea. we don't know a lot of what's going on here. columbia university hospital is not saying much. we have a one sentence statement from hillary clinton's office which says, as you said, is being treated for a blood clot and it stemmed from a concussion she suffered a few days ago. the problem is that concussions, when they lead to blood clots, the blood clots are not usually treated with blood thinners as they say she's being treated. if she has a blood clot that occurred because she was sitting around or something, they would treat that with blood thinners and that would be fine. but there may be more to this story that we don't know. we'll have to watch it the next few days. as they say they're keeping her under observation to maek sure she's okay. andrea? >> let's hope for the best and thanks for the update, robert. >>> raising taxes on the wealthy is separating the two parties as the deadline to the fiscal cliff draws to within hours. unless aan agreement a
universities and allow more education in science and mathematics in the school system which would allow more people to do research in this field. to allow more electric energy instead of so much depending on petroleum and oil. guest: about the education system. the second question is about the role of private enterprise in these technologies. education is the silver bullet and the thing that we can do most cheaply and easily to get kids excited about solving big problems. it needs to begin not in universities but at elementary and high school level education. every year we choose 35 young innovators who we believe have the greatest capacity to change the world. this year most of the 35 lived and worked in the united states, less than five had gone to elementary school in the united states. they came from china, europe, israel. we are not doing a good job in the states in making science and technology a profitable activity, where kids can commit their entire lives and careers to it. the best thing we can do is to invest in science and technology and mathematics education in our elementary and
things, like what the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. ♪ oh beautiful for spacious skies for amber waves of grain ♪ ♪ for purple mountains majesty ♪ above the fruited plain ♪ america america god shed his grace on thee ♪ ♪ and crown thy good >> our gaggle here was almost unanimous in naming that ad as one of the most memorable and effective ads of the 2012 campaign. that's saying something in a race where nearly a billion dollars was spent on advertising alone in the presidential race. it's tough to stand out. we're all back, what was interesting here, kevin and stephanie, is both of you picked that ad as the most effective and both of you on the democratic side, and you both picked the most effective ad on the republican side. here it is. >> he tried, you tried. it's okay to make a change. >> so, i thought that was interesting. it's almost like you're respecting the other's work. kevin, you picked the america the beautiful. what -- >> i remember when that ad came out, it was previ
the science center holding a special new years eve bash. the balloon drop. just for families. this is video from the party a couple years ago. the countdown begins at 11:00 a.m. and then again at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.. all marking midnight celebrations in other parts of the world. >>> it is 5:49. now the list of words people would like to ban in the new year and beyond. the annual list is compiled by michigan lake superior university. it's based on nominations submitted bring the public. topping the list fiscal cliff. that is followed by spoiler alert. bucket list. and yolo which stands for you only live once. and often used on twitter. it's an excuse to do really stupid things. >>> kim kardashian is trending after news the reality star is pregnant with kanye west's baby. she made the announcement during her show. e news says it's confirmed with the kardashian family that kim who is 32 is 12 weeks pregnant and her divorce from nba store chris humphrey is not yet finalized. >> do you think the name kim kardashian will be banned? >> probably not. >>> tara is back. she's watching our commute
the most aboard climate science is going on. these are the most destructive fires in colorado history and they come after the warmest weather ever recorded. you could do the same exercise all over the planet. this is what it looks like as the planet begins -- and i underline begins -- to warm pita mohamed mursi had been declared the winner in each presidential race. >> we will respect agreements and international law as well as egyptian commitments and treaties with the rest of the world. >> to talk about the significance of election, we are joined by sharif of del produce. >> the first democratically elected in egypt's history. his win marks a victory over the lingering remnants of mubarak's regime. >> chief justice john roberts prove to be the surprise deciding vote. joining with the court's liberal members. >> the highest court in the land has not spoken. we will continue to implement this law and we will work together to improve on where we can. >> me state the positive first. this really is a huge victory for our side. in spite of all of my concerns with this law, it did not go f
's hangover. the study published in the journal of food science found asparagus protects the liver from toxins, including alcohol. so coming to a bar near you. >> a beer and some asparagus! >>> it's hard to imagine a tougher new year's resolution to keep than one made by an australian couple. they are in their 60s. they started bright and early this morning planning to run 365 marathons in 2013. yes, that's one a day at more than 26 miles each. they say they are doing it to inspire people to make conscious lifestyle choices like they have made. >> 20 years ago, i wouldn't able to run one city block. i couldn't run more than 100 meters. since they have i lost 50 pounds and i feel so much better. >> not only that but i get a younger man without a divorce. >> wow. >> he is actually 28. [ laughter ] >> ten years ago, jeanette was actually diagnosed with breast cancer and given six months to live. she credits her diet of raw vegan food with saving her life. that's ambitious. one marathon would be enough for me. >> that's amazing. have you ever run a marathon. i have not. i have covered a lot of the
the body and alleviate that nasty new year's hangover. the study published in the journal of food science also found that asparagus can protect the liver from toxins including alcohol. >>> and here's something you can sink your teeth into. appear australian man decided to -- an australian man decided to whip up a hangover burger at over 220 pounds. it has the standard fixings of course including meat patties, lettuce, tomato. also added fried egg, bacon and whole barbecued chicken all that between a burger and bun. i guess the fat absorbs the alcohol and makes you feel good but if you eat that you will have other issues. >> you will have a food hangover after that. >> you'll be fat, too. >>> 6:54. coming up with a final check of your top stories. >> plus it's up to the house. the last-minute deal that could avoid that "fiscal cliff." when we come back. ,, ,,,,,,,,,, to give a break cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends, and you keep those friendships. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's bea
chair, had a governmental studies program, got his ba in political science from university of florida in this animated phd from the university of michigan. so he speaks for the heartland of our great country. >> any cd automobile industry. [laughter] >> and was opposed by stopping production of the units sold. the electors are solid in all and is on every show known to humankind. they've often competed for the most quotations in any given year than all of our media. norm is a resident scholar at the representative for public policy research. the election analyst for cbs and has written for every publication on the face of the earth dirty and tom both have been on the news hour with jim lehrer, "nightline," charlie rose. he has another heartland are, ba university of minnesota phd from the university of michigan, which is where you guys met. i just have to say that one of the reasons why i think that tom and norm for so much attention is because they have been spending their entire lives being so moderate and reasonable that when they get mad, they really must be something wrong. so wh
't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> we've talked a lot about the gun culture in this country since sandy hook and up until now we haven't come to any conclusions about how to stop gun violence in america. not hard to understand, we live in two americas, one that believes owning a gun is a god-given right and one that believes owning a gun comes with a price, sometimes a tragic price. few years ago i sat down with two men who represent those two americas, one in baltimore, maryland, and the other at rural western pennsylvania. donte barksdale runs on faith. >> i'm going to take a little walk. >> reporter: an ex-con, long fought to end gun violence. according to the brady campaign to prevent gun violence there were more than 97,000 people shot in america this year, more than 250 each day. we like our guns in america. we love our guns in america. don't we? >> in the urban parts of the city, you know they tell us the biggest guy, the guy who has the most people are afraid of, the guy with the biggest gun, this is what a man is. safe streets. we're all we got. >> r
ruled out any gun fire. they believe the sound of large science falling over may have led people to report shots fired. >> you start thinking the worst thing that can happen. i imagine someone with a gun or just -- someone coming to the store and threatening us. >> we hid behind the jewelry counter and then -- we need to get out of here. i'm not going to get shot. >> i immediately called my mom and just wanted to talk to her. >> reporter: even after it was over and the mall reopened it was hard for many to catch their breath. >> just never know what could happen. >> sacramento police released these photographs of the two adults they say caused the disturbance. the 19-year-old and 18-year-old -- his name and photograph weren't released because he is a minor. >> a mailman at the center of a scandal. what is happening. >> and it was targeted by arsonists. >> walnut creek police still on the screen of an officer involved shooting. we will have the latest. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i to
... or wonderfully the market's behaving... which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> since this show began in february, we have closed out nearly every saturday program with a segment called "foot soldiers" and it is a feature highlighting one person or group who has created positive action in the communities for change. this is large or small. and the foot soldiers have ranged from the three new jersey girls who was a presidential moderator, to dr. mcstuffins who shows girls they, too, can be doctors. and the father and son teen who got out to get out the vote for people during hurricane isaac and simply because they had a vote, and activism. all of our foot soldiers are changing our lives. f for the first time ever, i have a table full of them. and i am joined by a director of a support for children whose parents are in prison, and also, a founder for children of lgbt youth, and also project director of a center for victims of sexual assault, and also, the drek er tor of osborne association which offers rehabilitation for those in the criminal justice system. i
of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. it's so great to see you. you, too! oh, cloudy glasses. you didn't have to come over! actually, honey, i think i did... oh? you did? whoa, ladies, easy. hi. cascade kitchen counselor. we can help avoid this with cascade complete pacs. see, over time, cascade complete pacs fight film buildup two times better than finish quantum. to help leave glasses sparkling shiny! too bad it doesn't work on windows. okay, i'm outta here. cascade. the clear choice. but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now i can be in the scene. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchodilator working together to help improve your lung function all day. advair won't replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms and should not be used more than twice a day. people with copd taking advair may have a higher chance of pneumonia. advair may increase your risk of osteoporosis and some eye problems. tell
because, of course, this is science hour, of course, but i was just reading up on this, but, you know, in rats, even in dogs and other animals, the calorie-restricted diets do increase the life span by one-third. they did a study on primates. it doesn't seem to actually translate to primates. therefore, people are assuming it doesn't translate to humans. >> just read this story because you want to have it in context. it does not mean you eat bgarbae that's out there. >> obviously you have to eat right. the book you're writing, there's some people that actually eat well are never hungry. maybe slightly overweight, but they eat healthy. those people are fine. >> yeah. and that's a hard diet to accomplish in the food environment that we live in, which is what i'm writing about. >> not if you wrap it all with bacon which is what i do. >> you have a resolution. >> what is the resolution? >> he's going to lose weight. he's going to get in really good shape. >> i think i'm looking pretty good right now. >> right. >> you look slightly overweight. >> i'm doing all right. >>> with us now, chief
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